Our attorneys advise companies and their officers and directors on every type of securities and corporate governance claim, from regulatory investigations to derivative lawsuits and shareholder class actions.
We are experienced litigators before federal and state courts at the trial and appellate levels. We also have in-depth knowledge of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and other financial arbitration forums. In Wilmington, Delaware, where we have an office, our attorneys participate in the most active state court currently ruling on corporate governance issues.
Along with seasoned class action litigators, our team includes former federal prosecutors and the former assistant director for the Division of Corporation Finance with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Our government experience brings added depth to devising defense strategies and reaching resolution.
Our securities litigators handle:
SEC and SRO investigations
Class actions brought pursuant to the 1933 Securities Act and the 1934 Securities Exchange Act
Delaware corporate litigation
Appraisal litigation, including dissenters' rights
Breach of fiduciary duty cases
Directors and Officers Liability Insurance implications
Insider trading allegations
Allegations of false or misleading securities filings
Tender offers, proxy contests, and issues relating to change of control
Our clients include issuers, corporate officers, directors, underwriters, accountants, attorneys, and broker-dealers. The companies and individuals we represent operate in a range of industries, including telecommunications, banking and finance, energy, pharmaceuticals, biotech, real estate, and manufacturing.
M. Norman Goldberger